Whittier, CA 90605 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 90605: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whittier, CA 90605

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 902
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,501
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,043
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.956, Longitude -118.027
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whittier, CA 90605 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,434
Daytime Population: Workers 9,862
Daytime Population: Residents 23,584
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,446
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 42,117
Population in Familes 37,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 317
Population Density2 6,842
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $68,795
Average Household Income $88,987
Per Capita Income $23,250


Total Housing Units 11,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,137 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,796 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $435,149
Average Home Value $503,639


Total Households 10,933
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 9,116
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.54%
Households 0.35% 0.44%
Families 0.37% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Whittier, CA 90605 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 90605 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 343 81st
Population Density # 323 82nd
Diversity Index # 620 65th
Median Household Income # 651 63rd
Per Capita Income # 1246 29th

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